Difficult Words :

Viable and Vex





Difficult Words : Viable and Vex

Vex (veks) v: to annoy, to pester, to confuse

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Margaret vexed me by poking me with a long and sharp stick.

Stuck at the bottom of deep well, I found my situation extremely vexing.

The act of vexing or the state of being vexed is vexation. Both the person who vexes and the person who is vexed can be said to exhibit vexation.




Viable (VYE uh bul) adj: capable of living, workable

When a doctor says that a patient is no longer viable, it's time to begin planning a funeral.

A fetus is said to be viable when it has developed to the point where it is capable of surviving outside the womb.

Harry's plan for storing marshmallows in the dome of the Capitol just wasn't viable.

Something that is viable has viability.


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